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Padre is described as 'Perl IDE, an Integrated Development environment, or in other words a text editor that is simple to use for new Perl programmers but also supports large multi-lingual and multi-technology projects' and is a IDE in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Padre for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is Microsoft Visual Studio. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Eclipse or Aptana Studio. Other great apps like Padre are Qt Creator, PSPad, CotEditor and B4X.

Padre alternatives are mainly IDEs but may also be Text Editors or Code Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Padre.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
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  1. Microsoft Visual Studio is an integrated development environment (IDE) from Microsoft. It is used to develop computer programs for Microsoft Windows, as well as web sites, web applications and web services.

    Visual Studio 2012 Dark Theme UI Designer
  2. Eclipse is an extensible development platform with runtimes and application frameworks for building, deploying and managing software across the entire software lifecycle.

    eclipse on windows 10


  3. Qt Creator is a cross-platform C++, JavaScript and QML integrated development environment which is part of the SDK for the Qt Framework.

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    Aptana Studio

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Aptana Studio is a complete web development environment that combines powerful authoring tools with a collection of online hosting and collaboration services that help you and your team do more. Includes support for PHP, CSS, FTP, and more...

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  5. PSPad is a freeware programmers editor in 8 languages for Microsoft Windows operating systems. Some features are highlighted syntax, ftp, projects and so on. Code explorer for Pascal, C/C++, INI, HTML, XML, PHP and more in development, internal web browser with APACHE support.

    Main Window - Project Settings


  6. Syntax Highlighting: Colorize more than 50 pre-installed major languages like HTML, PHP, Python, Ruby or Markdown. You can also create your own settings.

    CotEditor (Updated with a different theme)
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    B4X

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Cross platform development tools for native iOS, Android, desktop and server applications.

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  8. NoteTab icon

    NoteTab

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    NoteTab is a leading text editor, popular Notepad replacement, and powerful code-based HTML editor for Windows.

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  9. React Studio icon

    React Studio

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac

    React Studio lets you create components either visually or in code, then use them interchangeably in your designs.

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  10. Microsoft Small Basic icon

    Microsoft Small Basic

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • .NET Framework

    Microsoft Small Basic puts the fun back into computer programming. With a friendly development environment that is very easy to master, it eases both kids and adults into the world of programming.

    Main Development Window
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